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Author Name    NANSEN, FRIDTJOF:

Title   Nansen’s "Farthest North". Two volumes. Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship “Fram” 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup Captain of the Fram.

Publisher    George Newnes Ltd. 1898.

Seller ID   78843

2 vols. Size 9 x 6.5 inches. Attractive original bevelled blue pictorial cloth hardback with gilt and silver illustrations to spine and front. In very good condition. Some very light rubbing to boards. Volume II first blank pages front & back are foxed. Pages very clean and tight throughout. Maps and plates all clean and tight. Else very clean and tight copies. 480, 456pp. With b&w photoplates, illustrations and photos in text. Large fold out colour map at rear Vol 1. Classic account of the Nansen’s ‘Fram’ expedition 1893-96, a remarkable achievement in polar exploration, every detail of which was worked out by Nansen himself and went absolutely according plan. "His account of the journey, Farthest North, was a worldwide bestseller and prepared him for an effective life of diplomacy. Although he planned other expeditions, they were not to be".

FOREIGN TRAVEL::Antarctic / Arctic foreign travel, Arctic, Sverdrup, Johansen, Nansen, fram, exploration, voyage, farthest north, photographs, Topography, 1898, first, decorative, exploration

Price = 185.00 GBP


The Heart of the Antarctic. Being the story of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909. With an Introduction by Hugh Robert Mill. An account of the first journey to the South Magnetic Pole by professor T.W. Edgeworth David. Two Volumes., SHACKLETON, E.H.:
The Heart of the Antarctic. Being the story of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909. With an Introduction by Hugh Robert Mill. An account of the first journey to the South Magnetic Pole by professor T.W. Edgeworth David. Two Volumes.

Passages in The Life of A Radical. In Two Volumes., BAMFORD, Samuel;
Passages in The Life of A Radical. In Two Volumes.

In Northern Mists. Arctic Exploration in Early Times. Translated by Arthur G. Chater., NANSEN, Fridtjof;
In Northern Mists. Arctic Exploration in Early Times. Translated by Arthur G. Chater.

Devonshire. Three volumes. Introduction and Translation, Folios and Maps, Domesday Book Studies. Limited edition. In slip case., DOMESDAY BOOK:
Devonshire. Three volumes. Introduction and Translation, Folios and Maps, Domesday Book Studies. Limited edition. In slip case.

The Collected Letters of Thomas Hardy. Volume Five. 1914-1919., HARDY / PURDY, RICHARD & MILLGATE, MICHAEL (eds):
The Collected Letters of Thomas Hardy. Volume Five. 1914-1919.

Commercial Sea Fishes of Great Britain. AND The Natural History of Commercial Sea Fishes of Great Britain and Ireland. Prize Essays. International Fisheries Exhibition, London, 1883. Two Volumes in One., DAY, Francis; HOUGHTON, Rev. W.;
Commercial Sea Fishes of Great Britain. AND The Natural History of Commercial Sea Fishes of Great Britain and Ireland. Prize Essays. International Fisheries Exhibition, London, 1883. Two Volumes in One.

The Collected Letters of Thomas Hardy. Volume One. 1840-1892., HARDY / PURDY, RICHARD & MILLGATE, MICHAEL (eds):
The Collected Letters of Thomas Hardy. Volume One. 1840-1892.

The Comic History of England. Illustrated with Twenty Coloured Etchings, and Two Hundred Woodcuts. by John Leech. Two Volumes., A’BECKETT, GILBERT:
The Comic History of England. Illustrated with Twenty Coloured Etchings, and Two Hundred Woodcuts. by John Leech. Two Volumes.

 


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